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Anxiety and Life The dictionary defines anxiety as a concern or solicitude respecting some thing or event future or uncertain which disturbs the mind and keeps it in a state of painful uneasiness Some examples of anxiety are experience of fear apprehensiveness nervousness panic restlessness tension and agitation Craig Brown and Baum p1 To understand anxiety you most know a little about stress These two things go hand and hand with each other Stress is the mental emotional and physiological response of the body to any situation that is new threatening frightening or exciting W Hoeger and S Hoeger 2002 p277 Every person experiences stress due in part to the modern lifestyles we live today The right amount of stress is beneficial and challenges us to develop our abilities Too much stress can lead to physical illness such as trembling headaches sweating possibly elevated blood pressure and changes in other psychopysiological induced such as heart rate muscle tone and skin conductance Craig Brown and Baum p1 There are two types of stress internal and external These types of stresses are activated by stressors Stressors are known as an internal or external circumstance condition situation or cue that has the potential to activate a physical or psychological reaction Internal stress is also called self-generated these are stresses that come from within For example thinking you are not first-rate thinking you are ugly and having no faith in yourself External stressors are things such as changes in job status death of a loved one retirement moving into a new home or assuming a large mortgage Early signs of too much stress include apathy mental or physical fatigue irritability frequent illness and insomnia httpwwwmayoeducvwwwpgcvcvhcstresshtm Nov6 2002 Humans respond physically to life threatening or stressful situations our blood thickens our arteries become narrow our muscles contract our breathing quickens and our heart races This is why an increase in stress may lead to heart attacks
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